RCMP to host emergency services showcase in Vernon

Event is Oct. 3 at Polson Park

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is proud to host an Emergency Services Showcase for the public, set for Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Polson Park.

This event provides the opportunity for the general public to interact with the various Emergency Services within our community.

The showcase will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and will feature multiple units of the RCMP such as Air Services, Police Dog Services, ERT, various police vehicles and much more. Additional Emergency Service agencies that will be in attendance will include, the City of Vernon Fire Rescue, the BC Ambulance Service and Vernon Search and Rescue.

“A showcase such as this is a great opportunity for all the Emergency Services and partners within our community to come together to educate the public on the vast services each provides,” says. Const. Kelly Brett. “We are excited to share with the public a piece of what keeps our communities safe, and we encourage everyone to attend and bring their questions with them. We look forward to meeting you.”

Another integral part of the Showcase will be our community partners who will be in attendance which will include, the City of Vernon Safe Community Unit, the City of Vernon RCMP Volunteers, the Restorative Justice Program and Crime Stoppers.

Related: New RCMP top cop on the job

During the showcase, the Police Dog Services unit will conduct two demonstrations which will take place at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Everyone is invited to attend this community event to get an opportunity to meet your local Emergency Service personnel and participate in hands-on activities and displays.


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Soup canned in Vernon nearly 90 years ago gets taste test

YouTube shows man taking contents from old Bulmans Cannery vegetable mix and making, eating soup

Vernon Vipers captain wins Duncan Wray Memorial Award

Connor Marritt exemplifies late owner’s catchphrase: ‘Once A Viper, Always A Viper’

Salmon Arm beats Vernon in BCHL video final

Silverbacks to meet Cowichan Valley Capitals in league’s simulated video Fred Page Cup final

Vernon player double winner at TRU Awards Night

Basketball player Micheal Rouault earns pair of honours in final year

Coldstream’s Korol top UBCO graduating female athlete

Jordan Korol goes out as one of the all-time best to wear a Heat uniform

‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Queen said crisis reminds her of her first address during World War II in 1940

Mitchell’s Musings: Pandemics and parking meters don’t add up

Despite COVID-19 crisis, City of Vernon insists on paid parking downtown

Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau

Emergency benefit will provide $2,000 a month for those who have lost their income due to COVID-19

Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing

A kind word, it turns out, has usually been all people need to hear

COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers

North Island Hospital has been asked to share its perinatal COVID-19 response plan

Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually

Idea of Captain Billie Sheridan in Williams Lake, B.C. who wondered what to do in times of COVID-19

Most Read